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Heart centered Yoga empowering individuals towards health and well-being

Welcome to Mindful Yoga Academy!   

We are passionate about training professional Mindful Hatha Yoga & MBSR Yoga Therapy Teachers and Mindfulness MBSR Meditation teachers to help everyday people learn how to find a place of balance and harmony, manage their stress levels and make a real difference to the quality of their lives using Hatha Yoga, Mindfulness based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Yoga Therapy, Mindfulness MBSR Meditation, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Mindful Movement.

We are based on the Costa Blanca within easy reach of Alicante and Valencia Airports, with many low cost carriers offering daily flights from all over Europe. The World Health Organisation has confirmed what many people had believed for years, namely that this area is one of the healthiest areas of the world so why not take the opportunity to train in Spain!

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Mindful Hatha Yoga & MBSR Yoga Therapy

200hr Yoga Teacher Training -

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Our unique UK and USA Yoga Alliance certified Mindful Hatha Yoga & MBSR Yoga Therapy 200hr Yoga Teacher Training focus's on optimizing health and well-being by blending the ancient wisdom of Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Yoga Therapy awakening the union of breath, body and mind. For more information click here

Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training - 

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Our unique, professional and certified 200hr Mindfulness Meditation MBSR Teacher Training course will give you a recognised qualification and the skills, tools and confidence to teach Mindfulness Meditation and 8 week Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Stress Reduction courses. With the indepth training and resources we give you, this really is a business in a box! For more details click here 

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Both courses will give you the tools you need to support and encourage individuals to become an active participant in their own well-being and bring balance into their lives. You can also expect it to have a profound effect on your own well-being to!

To support you on your amazing journey, I have put together a dedicated team of experienced International Yoga & Meditation Teachers and you will build confidence quickly and easily with the help of individual coaching, feedback, personal and professional development. For more details click here

All our group sizes are small (maximum 10-12 for Yoga Teacher Training and 12 for Meditation Teacher Training) ensuring lots of personal attention and feedback. To encourage the expression of your unique potential, personal mentoring is included both before you arrive and once you have returned home by email. We also offer ongoing professional development courses (CPD's) and mentoring by telephone or skype. 

Don't forget to visit our face book page (see right) and sign up for our newsletter by visiting the contact us page to keep up to date on all the news and special offers.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss if our courses meet your vision of teaching yoga or meditation, then please do not hesitate to contact me.



Kathy Ward. SYT, PYT500, ERYT500, Dip.C.Hyp.NLP

Director of Training.       

This year long, online program is taught by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. – a neuropsychologist and Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley, and the New York Times bestselling author of Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. 


Rick Hanson's books are all on the Mindful Yoga Academy and Mindful Academy recommended rading lists, so don't miss this opportunity to study online with the man himself. click here or on the picture above for full details. I do receive a small commission if you book, a percentage of this will go to Kiva the Micro Finance organisation I support.



What graduates are saying about our courses

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Mindful Yoga Teacher Training Graduates March 2014

"Kathy is a great teacher, very knowledgeable. She taught me what is the yoga for "normal" people. Thanks to her course I am able today to teach any type of a student, young, old, healthy and fit or with a poor posture and in bad shape....

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Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Graduates July 2014

I can strongly recommend the MBSR Teacher Training Course by Mindful Academy. I have learned all that I hoped for by Bodhin and Kathy and even more. They are a great teaching team and both of them truly embodies the essence of mindfulness. In addition I am very grateful for the extensive paperwork that I can take home from the course, i.e. manual, participants handbook, lesson plan and scripts. It is an invaluable “toolbox”. Birgitte from Denmark July 2014

"A hands on, in depth teacher training course taught by 2 competent, dedicated and experienced teachers. Highly recommended for those seeking to teach MBSR courses.” Randall - M.D. working in a Holistic Clinic in Norway

for more testimonials from real live graduates click here


Mindful Yoga Academy and Mindful Academy has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance UK, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard and that our graduates may use the title 'Registered Yoga Teacher' RYT or 'Registered Meditation Teacher' as a sign of quality training. We are also registered as a 200hr Yoga School with the USA Yoga Alliance.  

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Kathy Ward, SYT, PYT 500, ERYT 500, RMMT is the Director of Training of both Mindful Yoga Academy and Mindful Academy.

As well as being an experienced Yoga Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Mindfulness MBSR Teacher, she has a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and NLP Coaching with CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and is a Motivation Therapist & Coach (Dip.C.Hyp.NLP)

Come and join us!

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200hr Mindful Hatha Yoga & MBSR Yoga Therapy Teacher Training -

  • 11th October - 2nd November 2014 - few spaces be quick!
  • 3rd - 25th March 2015
  • 10th October - 1st November 2015

This has been one of the best experiences of a training programme I have attended. Kathy is extremely knowledgably and teaches in a very easy digestible way. Paula Mar 2014.

Intensive from 2,750 euros including tuition, extensive manual, Mindful Asana Principle Cards, mentoring, food, accommodation, certificate and tranfer from Alicante Airport. Modular format also available. To download the Application form or for more details click here

200hr Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training -

  • 20th Sept - 1st Oct TTR1 - few spaces
  • 11th - 22nd Nov 2014 TTR2 - 1 space

Now taking bookings for 2015!

  • 2nd - 13th April 2015 TTR1
  • 16th - 27th May 2015 TTR1
  • 14th - 25th July TTR2
  • 8th - 19th August TTR1
  • 9th - 20th November TTR1
  • 28th Nov- 8th Dec TTR2

2014 price 1,540 euros per module including tuition, food and accommodation.

Beat the 10% 2015 price increase by booking before 31st December! For more details click here

Visit our new dedicated Mindfulness Meditation MBSR Teacher Training website at

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